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c* Costs, Benefits,and Effectiveness: (Continued)

Program Effectiveness: The Rand Corporation recently completed the second
part of a two-phase evaluation of the Foreign Language and Area Studies Pro-
gram. This study analyzed supply and demand trends for foreign language and
area studies graduates, and assessed the relationships between employment
and program-supported training. This study was reported in the FY 1983
Annual Evaluation Report. (See E.2 below).

Table 1

A Summary of Funding By Program Areas
Fiscal Years 1982, 1983, and 1984

1982

Undergraduate International Studies

and Foreign Language Programs
No. of awards                                                       50

Avg. cost per program                               $38,760

Total                                                       $1,938,000

National Resource Centers

No. of centers                                                     90

Avg. cost per center                               $113,045

Total                                                     $10,174,000

Foreign Language and Area Studies

Fellowships

No. of institutions                                          113

No. of fellowships                                            800

Avg. cost per fellowship                           $7,406

(academic year)
Total                                                       $5,925,000

International Research  and Studies

No. of awards                                                       29

Avg. cost per study                                   $40,103

Total                                                       $1,163,000

Business and International Education
Program
No. of awards
Avg. cost per project
Total

1983

54

$42,592
$2,300,000

91

$116,480
$10,600,000

117

700

$8,570

$6,000,000

22

$46,000
$920,000

22

$45,000
$1,000,000

1984

71

$42,254
$3,000,000

91

$132,967
$12,100,000

117

800

$9,000

$7,200,000

27

$55,556
$1,500,000

37

$54,054
$2,000,000

Total, All Programs
Source:    See E.I below.

$19,200,000          $21,000,000         $25,800,000 of about 800 academic year fellowships; about 14 percent of the